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Why can’t we have a straight Pride month?

Lesbian couple attacked on London bus after refusing to kiss for men

Why can’t we have a straight Pride month?

Esther McVey: Parents should have power to stop 15-year-olds learning gays exist  

Why can’t we have a straight Pride month?

Restaurant refuses lesbian couple due to “unhealthy relationship”

Why can’t we have a straight Pride month?

Body of a black transgender woman pulled from Dallas lake

Why can’t we have a straight Pride month?

DA: gay couples shouldn’t get domestic violence protection

Why can’t we have a straight Pride month?

Alabama mayor suggests “killing out” gay people

Why can’t we have a straight Pride month?

Bullied trans teen leaves heartbreaking note after dying by suicide

Why can’t we have a straight Pride month?

Village disowns Dutee Chand, India’s first openly gay athlete

Why can’t we have a straight Pride month?

Police arrest suspect carrying knife near Jerusalem Pride parade

Why can’t we have a straight Pride month?

LGBT tour operator faces death threats over Ethiopia trip

Why can’t we have a straight Pride month?

Discrimination at work faced by half of all LGBT employees

Why can’t we have a straight Pride month?

Two in three older LGBT people face discrimination in healthcare

Why can’t we have a straight Pride month?

These headlines are all from the last few days. I could treble the number by including anti-LGBT columns from supposedly respectable publications.

Instead I’ll quote Shawn Olson, former Minneapolis State Senate candidate:

Gay Pride was not born of a need to celebrate being gay, but our right to exist without persecution. So instead of wondering why there isn’t a straight Pride movement, be thankful you don’t need one.